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>> live, local, late breaking. this is wbal-tv 11 news at 6:00 p.m. in the hd. >> good evening. we in the day developing story. maryland state police are on the manhunt for suspect that they say let a traffic stop in annapolis.
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he was pulled over a long easter group 50. he hopped out of the car and ran into a wooded areas south of south haven road. the billy the unidentified man maybe our. if a police helicopter and dogs were seen as searching the neighborhood. officials have not provided a description of the suspect. tonight, three men are recovering after two separate shootings in west baltimore. that happened around 2:00 a.m. there were stopped at franklin avenue in -- franklin street and pennsylvania avenue. one man is in critical condition and the other is expected to survive. the second she was around 11:30 a.m. on shields place -- the second shooting was around 11:30 a.m. he was shot several times. if you have intermission, you are asked to call the baltimore city police. -- if you had any information, you are asked to call. bp reports progress on putting a larger cap.
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if this works, it could mean significant improvements on containing the oil spewing from the damage to break. lee and grant has the latest. >> the mostly controlled robot could capture almost all of the oil gushing from the well 50 miles off the louisiana coast. the cap, expected to be in place by monday, will be held by this flange which was installed today. they hope to have the hold sealed. this means -- this leaves millions of gallons flowing freely until the new system is completed. on abc's "this week," david axelrod said the president is positive. >> we have every reason to believe that this will work. this is obviously on chartered waters. everything about this is in on chartered borders. >> an additional vessel was supposed to start processing oil
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today. bp plans to have four ships within two to three weeks of the new cap installation. the energy giant hopes the system will funnel as much as 80,000 barrels of oil a day to the vessels on the surface. as for the new cap, if it works is only temporary. the best hope for a permanent fix is the drilling of two relief wells, the first of which should be finished by mid august. nbc news. >> sparrows point residents have joined two environmental groups suing deep waters of the old bethlehem steel. a federal court ordered the company to clean pollution coming from the property 13 years ago, but state and federal officials have cited the steel mill 22 times since then. waste products are present in the waterways around the site. more testing is now underway. >> a nice day today was lots of
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sunshine and low humidity. that was the key. it was hot and we made it to 92, the warmest in the area. at marshall, 93 was the high. in the harbor -- the inner harbor hit 94. typically this time of year we are around 87 degrees. the record is 100. no rain since midnight. morning lows were in the 60's and 70's. we will be in the upper 80's and 90's over the next few days or so. we still need rain. >> gov. martin o'malley is looking to washington for help with the state's economy. he spent the weekend in boston for the annual national governors association meeting. leaders discussed a range of issues including education, health care, and the economy. governor o'malley says without washington's's assistance the danger of a double-dip recession is greater. >> my priorities here at the
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summer session have to do with public safety, meeting with the obama administration officials, advocating with my fellow governors from both parties for the sort of investments we need it to strengthen the safety net and promoting job creation and retention across our country. >> in february, governor o'malley was one of the 47 governors to send a letter to congress requesting states get more money for medicaid. it has been a deadly 24 hours in afghanistan. six u.s. troops and at least one dozen civilians were killed. two died in the southern province of kandahar. the other american service members die in the east, one as a result of small arms fire, and another by a roadside bomb, a third in an insurgent attacks, and the last in an accidental explosion. june was the dead this month for
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troops since the u.s.-led war began in 2001. in maryland army national guard unit has learned they will be deployed on a mission to the middle east next year. the soldiers today learned some combat skills that you might not expect. we are live in the newsroom to explain this one. >> in early 2011 the 175th infantry will head overseas to make sure the israelis and egyptians are still abiding by the camp david accords. it is not exactly front-line combat, but any military mission could turn violent. there may be times a soldier has to use his or her hands instead of a weapon to fight the enemy. today, these soldiers had to russia on their hand-to-hand combat skills. knowing how to take someone down if, for some reason, they do not have a weapon. it is control -- it is compatible to jujitsu or the top fighting we see in wwf.
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>> compared to the ultimate fighters, could we stand up to them? and not with the basics. could we get by to get away? yes. >> these moves are not to win a fight on the to get out and get a weapon. he may be surprised to learn and they have to brush up on these old-fashioned combat skills about once a year. it is part of a larger evaluation. each soldier must go through it before deployment. wbal-tv 11 news. >> and george, and thank you. after eluding police, officials in the bahamas say they have caught the barefoot and it. how police caught up with him and the drama before the arrest. arizona may be fighting an even tougher battle. by the justice department says they may file a second lawsuit against the state. >> at the moment, a nice quiet weather. the insta-weather forecast for the week ahead
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>> after two years on the run of the benefit bandit now sits in a jail in the bahamas. they have been on the lookout for the 19-year-old man ever since it was suspected that he crashed a stolen plane on the island. harris has been on the run since 2008 when he escaped from a washington state halfway house. she is accused in a string of robberies across the northern pacific and now in the bahamas. >> acting on information received from members of the public, police responded to a siding of the suspect. the suspect, in an effort to evade capture, and -- in gauge local police in a high-speed chase. >> harris more was captured a
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short time later. he was dubbed the barefoot bandit because he removed the issues before the alleged crimes. the justice department may launch a new legal assaults on at the arizona law. the law which takes effect at the end of the month may promote racial profiling. 11 news reporter brian more from washington has more. >> arizona's tough new immigration law is scheduled to take effect in less than three weeks. attorney general eric holder suggests the federal government may attack it on a second legal front. >> 6 -- six months from now, one year from now, we may not look at the impact to see whether or not there has been at the russian -- the racial profiling. we would have the tools and we would bring a suit on that basis. >> the obama administration is already suing arizona for infringing on the federal government's constitution to control immigration. >> we cannot have a patchwork of the 50 states developing their
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own immigration policy. it would be one thing if the government had control of the border already, but they have not. >> they say the law does not discriminate but protect legal residents. >> i think the president of the united states spoken known falsehoods about the bill. the bill itself in numerous cases and places outlaw's racial profiling. >> training videos advise officers on what they can and cannot do to stop illegal immigrants. all but assured the federal government will be watching. the justice department has asked a federal judge to put the lot on hold while the fight continues in the courts. wbal's-tv 11 news, i am brian more. >> spain rules the soccer world. now cleanup begins. see how marylanders celebrated downtown. >> a series of storms like this
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one will be moving across the area over the next few days. each one brings a chance for much-needed rain. we will see what happens with the forecast coming up. right now, sunny and hot. 92 at the
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>> crowds of people young and old turned out to watch spain win the world cup of. the downtown during festival was the place to be providing guests with a front seat to the game. there was good, entertainment, and a variety of activities for the kids. >> it is a celebration and soccer. this is the biggest game, the world cup, coming down to the finals. it was spain and the netherlands. we will have a winner either way, but regardless we will have a great time here at the harbor. >> 11 sport pete gilbert will have more coming up in sports. >> now your 11 insta-weather was forecast with meteorologist tom collins. >> taken the at the hd doppler
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radar. no rain around here, but a few isolated showers along the convergence line. this might extend into the hudson river valley a little bit. the high pressure has as a rain- free. it got kind of hot here. out to the west, there is a cool front generating some scattered showers and storms in the midwest crossed the mississippi valley and down south. as i mentioned, we will see a few more of these line up and march in our direction over the next week or so. the stick in the that the numbers. the high today was 92 with no rain. we had considerable rain yesterday. some only got 0.3 inches of rain. some places got 4, 5, 6, 7 inches of rain. on average for the month so far we only have just over 0.5 inches of rain. we are almost 2.5 inches short for the year.
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we could use more rain. he exaggerates the situations of everything looks like straw. 84 in annapolis, easton is at 88. on the boardwalk it is at 82. 93 in frederick. in the 70's in the mountains. here is the high pressure that has kept us in great shape. the storms from yesterday are well out to sea. sure is the next weather system coming in. -- here is the next weather system. there is some really moist air that will be moving in eventually giving us a chance for some precipitation. my computer jumped way ahead on me. let's see if i can skip back just a little bit here to give a forecast for today. mostly clear tonight and pleasant. 65-72 for the overnight low. when will the call and humidity will be low overnight. -- humidity will be low overnight. increasing clouds during the day
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tomorrow. and humidity will be on the rise. we will have a son in the morning and the kinds increase in the afternoon. the thunderstorm chance will move in late in the day. south wins from 5-10 miles per hour. probably not as warm as today because of the clouds moving in. for those in the bay, south wins 5-15 knots. did -- it could just with any storm activity for tomorrow. the water temperature is quite warm in the near shore conditions. the insta-weather futurecast shows the lack of rain for a while. monday morning, we will secondes drift in the area and by the end of the day some ranges moving in that will continue overnight into tuesday. -- summer rain at chance moving in. we will dry out a little bit, but more rain to the south. as i mentioned, we will see several ways of this moving through. our forecast looks awfully wet for the next few days.
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there is a range chance each day for the next seven, but it will mark -- it will be partly cloudy most of the time. it will be humid every day as well. >> thank you. he is here with some more news on the orioles tonight. >> of they are on the verge of something they have not done all year. they are planned great. it went well in taxes. we talked about the world cup. the game did not match the party. the kincaids live here. across the street, the padillas. ben and his family live here, too. ben's a re/max agent, and he's a big part of this community. there are lots of reasons why re/max agents average more sales than other agents. experience, certainly. but maybe it's also because they care about the markets they serve and the neighbors who rely on them. nobody sells more real estate than re/max. visit today.
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>> and now 11 sports with pete gilbert. >> we spent a good portion of the weekend trying to figure out if the orioles had a flip- flop of their season trends. and is typical in the 13 year stretch of losing. to start a year in the san -- in decent shape and to fall. i want to apologize right now. we are having some issues with the tape, but i can tell you that jake arietta went out and pitched really well. he went out 6.3 innings. the orioles are playing very well on the verge of a sweep of the texas rangers. they are in the first place in the american league west. the orioles did not have a single road victory. they are and the the ninth inning. tejada just hit a solo home run. they are on the verge of not
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only their first road victory but the their first road sweep. another big story today would be the world cup of. for one month a planet tuned in daily to cheer. 63 games brought us to the brink. the netherlands and spain for the chance to call themselves world champions for the next four years. the thing about it, all the hype and we saw some of the great games, moments, and plenty of controversy and it ended up being a game in which the highlights were not spectacular. we have some highlights. ramos with a rocket. but the keepers were special today. in the 67th minute, a breakaway. he kicks it in. a beauty. he failed to convert. levels in the tournament and fires and no where near. 116th minute, his blast wasn't
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too hard, too good. he gets a piece of it, but not enough. he will have nightmares about that for the rest of his life. forever a hero and spain wins a four consecutive went to get the cup before the supper proud nation. a battle next week at st. andrews. a birdie barrage for three rounds and stryker hold on to win at 26 under par. the u.s. women's open final round. this is the 14th for birdie. the potter stays true. kramer for two under and a three-shot lead. the 15th hole, her approach is just about as good as it gets. it would nestle of closely. a bird on the same hole that three years ago locked up the u.s. open when the men played at oakmont.
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paul cramer, eight times a winner on tour, she adds to her first reza may. -- adds it to her resume. the orioles are winning 4-1 to sweep the rangers in arlington. we will check
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>> perhaps the orioles have turned the ship around. >> the whole ship? i do not know. their best players are starting to play better.
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adam jones and markakis is doing better. we expected them to struggle with pettitte -- with pitching but the bats were supposed to be good. finally with the weather and temperatures, they have heated up as well. it is more fun to watch a team that we thought we would see earlier in the year. >> good stuff. good stuff with the weather. >> we will have highlights at 11:00 p.m. >> the humidity will be coming back. a typical july whether on the way. you can see out to the west of us in the mississippi valley, scattered showers and thunderstorms will be moving in as well. here is the seven-day forecast. an increase in kind and humidity and by the end the day a chance for thunderstorms. in little unsettled on tuesday which will have the highest rate chance for the week. rain chance for a few afternoon jars and thunderstorms for the next week. upper a epoxy in the low 90's. >> looking like summer.
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thank you, john. that is it for 11 news at 6:00 p.m. thank you for joining us. we will see back here tonight 11:00 p.m.
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